2 oz Cognac
3⁄4 oz Lemon juice
1 twst Orange peel
1 Sugar (to prepare the glass)
Shake, strain, serve up in sugar rimmed glass. Garnish with orange peel.
A few drops of lemon or orange bitters on top is a nice touch.
Original ratio was 1:1:1, as quoted by Robert Vermeire. This is the French School. Savoy has this as 2:1:1.
Ritz Hotel, Paris
Cognac, Triple sec, Lemon juice, Orange peel, Sugar